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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre, joins a demonstration on the final day of the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last month. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre, joins a demonstration on the final day of the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last month. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
The International Energy Agency said that the consequences of the coronavirus outbreak for oil demand “will be significant,” in a Feb. 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Virus outbreak blamed for forecast fall in oil demand

FRANKFURT — The International Energy Agency expects demand for oil to fall…

  • Feb 13, 2020
The International Energy Agency said that the consequences of the coronavirus outbreak for oil demand “will be significant,” in a Feb. 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Cenovus Energy Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit, in a Feb. 12, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Cenovus Energy reports $113M fourth-quarter profit, total production up

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit of $113 million…

Cenovus Energy Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit, in a Feb. 12, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Suncor Energy Inc. reports a loss mainly to asset impairment charges of $3.3 billion, in a Feb. 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Suncor Energy posts $2.3B loss as it writes down oilsands and offshore assets

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. is reporting a net loss of $2.3…

Suncor Energy Inc. reports a loss mainly to asset impairment charges of $3.3 billion, in a Feb. 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission approved the environmental impact statement for Enbridge Energy to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across the state, in a Feb. 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Minnesota regulators give key approvals for Line 3 pipeline

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota utility regulators on Monday approved a court-ordered…

  • Feb 4, 2020
Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission approved the environmental impact statement for Enbridge Energy to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across the state, in a Feb. 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The Federal Court of Appeal will release its decision on the latest Trans Mountain pipeline expansion challenge, in a Feb. 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Federal Court to rule on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion challenge

VANCOUVER — The Federal Court of Appeal is set to release its…

The Federal Court of Appeal will release its decision on the latest Trans Mountain pipeline expansion challenge, in a Feb. 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Action Surface Rights Association wants farmers to shut down power to delinquent energy company sites, in a Jan. 24, 2020 story. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Alberta landowners urge farmers to cut power to wells with unpaid debts

A group of Alberta landowners is asking farmers and ranchers to fight…

The Action Surface Rights Association wants farmers to shut down power to delinquent energy company sites, in a Jan. 24, 2020 story. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Municipalities want the power to make energy companies pay their tax bills

Municipalities want the power to make energy companies pay their tax bills

Rural Municipalities of Alberta says amount of unpaid tax bills is soaring

Municipalities want the power to make energy companies pay their tax bills
The Alberta Energy Regulator laid off some staff on Jan. 21, 2020 with more to come. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta Energy Regulator laying off staff, restructures, deals with budget cuts

CALGARY — The agency responsible for approving and assessing energy development in…

The Alberta Energy Regulator laid off some staff on Jan. 21, 2020 with more to come. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019 according to a Canadian Press story on Nov. 19, 2019. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

VANCOUVER — The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from…

The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019 according to a Canadian Press story on Nov. 19, 2019. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
People with pro oil industry banners and signs on their vehicles gathered at Gort’s Truck Wash early Friday morning before heading to Edmonton. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
People with pro oil industry banners and signs on their vehicles gathered at Gort’s Truck Wash early Friday morning before heading to Edmonton. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
File photo by ADVOCATE staff                                Glen Carritt, organizer with United We Roll! Convoy for Canada!, said a convoy to spread the word about Alberta’s clean energy will be organized for activist Greta Thunberg’s visit to Alberta.

United We Roll prepares for Greta Thunberg

“Creating climate emergency hoax”

File photo by ADVOCATE staff                                Glen Carritt, organizer with United We Roll! Convoy for Canada!, said a convoy to spread the word about Alberta’s clean energy will be organized for activist Greta Thunberg’s visit to Alberta.
Cenovus Energy Inc. had a $1.78-billion net profit in the second quarter. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

One-time items help push Cenovus Q2 profit up, operating earnings miss estimate

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc.’s continuing operations had a $1.78-billion net profit…

Cenovus Energy Inc. had a $1.78-billion net profit in the second quarter. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Husky Energy Inc. had $370 million of net earnings in the second quarter. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Husky Energy gets help from Q2 tax relief but profit down from year earlier

CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc. says its second-quarter financial results were dragged…

Husky Energy Inc. had $370 million of net earnings in the second quarter. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
PetroLMI report predicts 12,500 direct oil and gas sector job losses this year

PetroLMI report predicts 12,500 direct oil and gas sector job losses this year

CALGARY — Direct employment in Canada’s oil and gas sector is expected…

PetroLMI report predicts 12,500 direct oil and gas sector job losses this year
Wade Woywitka, of Vermillion, Alta., signed his name to a semi truck that was part of the United We Roll Convoy for Canada! on Thursday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

UPDATED: United We Roll Convoy departs Red Deer

Pro-pipeline convoy Ottawa bound

Wade Woywitka, of Vermillion, Alta., signed his name to a semi truck that was part of the United We Roll Convoy for Canada! on Thursday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds, Notley says

Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds, Notley says

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her province is buying enough…

Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds, Notley says
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Supreme Court to tackle oil well cleanup issue

Central Alberta landowner advocates will be watching top court closely

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS